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Exodus and redemption in Toni Morrison’s Paradise: a magical encounter with the Bible

Hartnell, Anna (2009) Exodus and redemption in Toni Morrison’s Paradise: a magical encounter with the Bible. In: Hawkins Benedix, B. (ed.) Subverting Scriptures: Critical Reflections on the Use of the Bible. New York, U.S.: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230610699.

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Abstract

Focusing on writers who approach the Bible as a source that is both instructive and dangerous,Subverting Scriptures seeks to provide an academic analysis of cultural biblical saturation at a time when measured voices are necessary to counterbalance politically motivated religious rhetoric. Using as its point of departure the current political landscape – where the Bible is drawn on freely and unabashedly without critical reflection to legitimate and justify all manner of agendas – the contributors in this collection engage the Bible in new, imaginative, and critical ways, in the hopes of creating a new space for dialogue.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > English and Humanities
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2011 15:09
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:22
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4402

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